adjective Nautical.

having a weather deck flush with the hull.

Origin of flush-decked

First recorded in 1620–30
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Examples from the Web for flush-decked

Historical Examples of flush-decked

  • I took her to be a flush-decked vessel, a corvette probably.

    Hurricane Hurry

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • There were six feet of head-room below, and she was crown-decked and flush-decked.

  • She was crown-decked and flush-decked, and had six feet of head-room below.

  • She was flush-decked save a large cockpit, which opened into the cabin, and which was surrounded by a 5-inch combing.

  • As the “Vestal” gained on the chase, she was discovered to be a large ship, and pronounced to be flush-decked.

    The Grateful Indian

    W.H.G. Kingston